• Early Childhood Program - Mini Minstrels

    Early Childhood Program - Mini Minstrels

    The Mini Minstrels Music Program, is an exciting and fun-filled introduction to music for children from as young as 6 months to Year 2 at school. Mini Minstrels provides an outstanding music education that gives children a life-long love of music and is the ideal springboard for their future instrumental or choral studies. NECOM currently offers Mini Minstrels classes in Armidale and Walcha. [...]
  • Con Brio Needs String Players

    Con Brio Needs String Players

    The Con Brio string orchestra, a community music program supported by the New England Conservatorium of Music, is looking for players of violin, viola, cello, or contrabass. [...]
  • Chamber Music in Schools

    Chamber Music in Schools

    Schools are invited to host a music concert in their classrooms by a trio of NECOM musicians who tour the vast New England region visiting many remote schools along the way. Schools will also receive a free resource kit for classroom music lessons. [...]
  • Learn an Instrument

    Learn an Instrument

    NECOM's Instrumental Programs offer a broad range of music training activities by dedicated professional teacher-musicians and visiting guest artists. NECOM provides instrumental lessons in a range of string, brass and woodwind. [...]

MUSIC AT NECOM

CONCERTS, EVENTS & NEWS

News

Wind and Brass Program Report

2017 has been an amazing year, very busy but very rewarding.  There have been so many great performances. The wind and brass program continues to grow and I am very excited about the reformation of […]

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Christmas Choral Concert 2017

The annual Christmas Choral Concert was full of Santa hats, antlers and Christmas bling (Leanne’s flashing earrings) and a timely visit from Santa, which was a fitting accompaniment to the wonderful repertoire presented by our […]

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AYO’s 2017 Wrap Up

Another wonderful year of lots of music-making for the Armidale Youth Orchestra!  A very big thank you to our conductors Joanna Fairs-Wu and Paul Marshall who have gone the extra miles to keep our orchestra […]

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Chamber Music Christmas Concert

On the 23rd of November, the Chamber Music students presented their final concert of the year. After a slightly shortened term due to everyone doing ALL THE THINGS, the students were still able to present […]

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NECOM Welcomes New Music Therapist

NECOM is delighted to announce that our Music Therapist from January 2018 will be Fumie Takahashi. Fumie has just completed her Master’s Degree in Music Therapy from the University of Western Sydney and holds a […]

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End of 2017 Strings Report

The year draws to a close and the NECOM Strings department has finished in grand style to a nearly full house in the NECOM auditorium with a performance given by the eighteen members of the […]

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2017 Chamber Music in Schools Program Report

by Deidre Rickards OAM I designed and wrote this project so that students attending country schools could build a connection with the New England Conservatorium of Music by listening to Trios who would play in […]

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End of Year Director’s Report

‘twas three weeks before Christmas and something was wrong, Not a fiddler was fiddling, no choirs in song. No flute tutors tuting, no orchestral sound, Our NECOM musicians were not to be found. The echoes […]

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Teacher Spotlight – Arlene Fletcher

Arlene Fletcher started her classical Double Bass training as a scholarship student of NECOM back in 2004. This passion for the instrument extended into her undertaking the Bachelor of Improvisation Music degree at the Victorian […]

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Thu 05

Karin Schaupp and Umberto Clerici

April 5, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Upcoming Events

Apr 05

Karin Schaupp and Umberto Clerici

April 5, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
127 Rusden St.
Armidale NSW
May 03

Richard Gill and Sydney Chamber Choir

May 3, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lazenby Hall, University of New England
Armidale NSW
Nov 08

Goldner Quartet

November 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
127 Rusden St.
Armidale NSW

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